Southern Speak - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Correctly identify the meaning of words like crawdad, buggy, clicker, Lagniappe , over yonder, and more!

 Apr 11, 2018

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Do you know what a crawdad is?
A type of beer that your daddy drinks
A small crab type animal that lives in creeks
A type of spider with a mouth too small to bite humans

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When do you use the phrase "Bless your heart"?
When you're slightly exasperated with the person
when the person is sick
When you feel sorry for that person

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What would you say if you're going to do something but you don't want to start just yet?
Gonna start it soon
Fixin' To
If I Had My Druthers

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What do you push that holds food at grocery stores?
Wheeler
Shopping Cart
Buggy

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How much is a "Hill of Beans" worth?
It means sentimental value
It's barely worth anything
A whole lot

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How far away is "Over Yonder"?
About two cornfields
It always means different distances
About 3 hills

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How do you describe someone who is very angry?
Madder than the tornado's eye
Madder than the Mad Hatter
Madder Than a Wet Hen

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How long will something take if it'll take "'Til the Cows Come Home"?
A couple hours
All day
Over a week

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What fruit goes in this saying, "She's as pretty as a _________"?
Plum
Peach
Pear

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What is "Lagniappe"?
A mix of a lasagna and a casserole
A little bit of something extra
A type of musical instrument

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Sweeper is another word for...
Mop
Broom
Vacuum

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If someone is extremely slow, they are "Slow as __________"
the sunrise
syrup
molasses

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If someone is "Too big for their britches", what are they?
Fat
Arrogant
Famous

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How would a southerner describe a situation that is deteriorating easily, rapidly, beyond hope?
Worn slap out
Cotton pickin’ minute
Goin’ to hell in a hand basket

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What meal do you eat at the end of the day?
Supper
Brunch
Dinner

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What word replaces swear?
declare
sowear
suwanne

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When is the phrase, "Up and at ’em!" used?
In the morning to get out of bed
Any time people are going slow
During a sports competition

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What is a cover-up word that can be used to describe any part of the human anatomy, especially the heart or throat?
Gizzard
Dohickey
Clodhopper

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If something "don’t hold water" it...
is broken
doesn't make sense
has a hole in it

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What is another phrase for a young person?
Younger than a clock
Knee high to a bullfrog/grasshopper
Younger than a dead pig in the sunshine

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"Playin’ possum" means...
pretending to be asleep
playing hooky
playing dumb

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What would you call someone dirty and disreputable?
Little miss priss
Ragamuffin
Stinks to high heavens
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